[Nfbc-info] FW: MS Office Specialist Course Offering!

ckrugman at sbcglobal.net ckrugman at sbcglobal.net
Wed May 20 20:45:56 UTC 2009

What is the cost for this course as nothing is stated in the posted 
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> Hey guys,
>    Just thought I'd pass this along.
> Angela
>  _____
> From: Connie Leblond [mailto:ccleblond at rigeltechnology.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:37 AM
> To: Angela fowler
> Subject: MS Office Specialist Course Offering!
> Please share the following announcement with others who may be interested.
> Connie Leblond
> The summer Rigel Technology Office 2007 Specialist Certification Course 
> will
> begin
> June 8, 2009.
> This is an accelerated class and will run until July 17th
> .  Classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Students may register for 
> the
> morning session
> TIME:   10 AM to 12 PM Pacific time
> afternoon session
> TIME:  1 PM to 3 PM Pacific Time.
> The course is available
> online, so anyone with an Internet-connected computer can enroll. Please
> read the
> specific information below, and call
> 888-723-5011, ext. 1 to enroll, or for more
> information.
> Class size is limited, so don't be left out!  Reserve your place today.
> Microsoft Office Specialist Course
> Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification, the premier
> Microsoft
> desktop certification, is a globally recognized standard for demonstrating
> desktop
> skills. The Office Specialist program is helping meet the demand for
> qualified and
> knowledgeable people in the modern workplace.
> Earning Office Specialist certification acknowledges you have the 
> expertise
> to work
> with Microsoft Office programs. Office Specialist-certified individuals
> report increased
> competence and productivity with Microsoft Office programs as well as
> increased credibility
> with their employers, co-workers, and clients. Office Specialist
> certification sets
> you apart in today's competitive job market, bringing employment
> opportunities, greater
> earning potential and career advancement, in addition to increased job
> satisfaction.
> Rigel Technology offers an online course for the Microsoft Office 
> Specialist
> Certification.
> We are currently the only Microsoft Certified private facility offering 
> training
> with adaptive technology.
> This course prepares individuals using Dragon Naturally Speaking, Jaws,
> Window Eyes,
> System Access, ZoomText, or other assistive software for the Microsoft
> Office Specialist
> Exam.
> This course begins with an overview on configuring your operating system 
> and
> Office
> Suite for maximum screen reader friendliness, and introduces you to 
> various
> software
> concepts and equivalencies.
> Next, the student will follow our curriculum for an overview of all Office
> applications,
> and learn the similarities and interdependence of the desktop suite.  The
> curriculum
> we follow is the one which is laid out in the Microsoft Office Application
> Study
> Guide from Microsoft Press.  The student receives this book in either 
> print
> or accessible
> PDF format.
> Finally, the student will choose which Office application that he or she
> wishes to
> achieve certification for.
> Candidates for Specialist certification must pass an examination in either
> Word 2007
> or Excel 2007. Other applications covered in this course include
> Microsoft Access 2007
> Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
> Microsoft Outlook 2007
> Word Specialist
> Word specialist skill sets will include formatting content, organizing
> content, formatting
> documents, collaboration, and customizing Word.  Word 2007 is the most
> customizable
> word processor available today.  Create your own keyboard shortcuts, menu
> items,
> and more with this exciting version of the world's most famous software.
> Candidates will be expected to create lists, custom styles, control
> pagination, insert
> and modify objects from other sources, sort content, perform calculations
> within
> tables, create forms, use and create themes, customize document 
> properties,
> create
> and run macros, and create web pages with Word.
> Excel Specialist
> Excel specialist skill sets include:
> Enter and edit cell content
> Navigate to specific cell content
> Locate, select and insert supporting information
> Insert, position, and size graphics
> Filter lists using AutoFilter
> Sort lists
> Insert and modify formulas
> Use statistical, date and time, financial, and logical functions
> Create, modify, and position diagrams and charts based on worksheet data
> Create new workbooks from templates
> Insert, delete and move cells
> Create and modify hyperlinks
> Organize worksheets
> Preview data in other views
> Customize Window layout
> Setup pages for printing
> Print data
> Organize workbooks using file folders
> Save data in appropriate formats for different uses
> Clients wishing to  sign up will participate in an initial phone interview
> to assist instructor in understanding individual skill levels. 
> Committment
> to the course schedule is crucial.  We look forward to working with you in
> the near future!
> 888-723-5011 Ext. 1
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